Richard Linklater, Robert Downey Jr, Annapurna Partner For ‘Man of the People’ Film Adaptation

Annapurna Pictures has partnered with Susan and Robert Downey Jr.‘s Team Downey production company on a new, untitled feature film based on the episode Man of the People from Gimlet Media’s Reply All podcast. (WRAP)

‘Fast And Furious’ Producer To Adapt Comic ‘Talent’ For Film

Fast & Furious franchise producer Neal Moritz is teaming up with Boom! Studios to adapt the comic company’s action thriller Talent. (THR)

After 33 Seasons, ABC’s ‘The Bachelor’ Franchise Reportedly Casts A Black Lead

Audiences of The Bachelor are already acquainted with the lucky woman—Rachel Lindsay, a lawyer from Texas who is “competing” on the current season of The Bachelor. (VF)

Edward James Olmos To Star In FX’s ‘Sons Of Anarchy’ Spinoff ‘Mayans MC’

Battlestar Galactica vet Edward James Olmos has signed on to star in the in-the-works offshoot, tentatively titled Mayans MC (TVL)

‘Distefano’: Annie Potts To Co-Star In CBS Comedy Pilot

Veteran Annie Potts has been tapped to co-star opposite Chris Distefano in Distefano, CBS’ comedy pilot from How I Met Your Mother creators Carter Bays & Craig Thomas and Sony TV. (DH)

Jason Biggs To Star In ABC Comedy Pilot ‘Charlie Foxtrot’

ABC has set the leads for two of its comedy pilots: Jason Biggs will star in Charlie Foxtrot, and Natalie Morales will star in Losing It. (VAR)

Lucifer’ Renewed For Season 3

FOX has renewed its DC/Vertigo Comics-based series Lucifer for a third season. The renewal comes two months before Season 2 resumes airing new episodes on May 1st, following a midseason break. (IGN)

‘Stranger Things': How Many Seasons Will The Netflix Series Go?

Right now, Ross and Matt Duffer, the creators of the hit series, are envisioning Things will last four or five seasons but that can all change. (EW)

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